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How our incompetent leaders are leading us into a disastrous Charge of the Brexit Brigade

The infamous and tragic Charge of the Light Brigade is the story of an out-of-touch leadership so blinded by over-confidence that they willingly chose to charge headlong into a disastrous situation they knew they couldn’t win. 350 more words


Leading hard brexiter buys EU citizenship for himself and his family

Billionaire Christopher Chandler is the founder and the main backer of the Legatum Institute Foundation which has been advising Theresa May on the Brexit negotiations and has been pushing May and her government for the hardest of hard Brexits: 93 more words


Heart attack? Patients dying after waiting hours for ambulances blamed on cuts to NHS services

Before the Conservatives started cutting frontline emergency services, ambulances could usually be relied on to arrive within minutes of being called:

Speed of response is especially important in emergencies where the patient is in cardiac arrest, in which delays of minutes or even seconds can mean the difference between life and death. 98 more words


Former Tory chancellor George Osborne raking in cash from company that shorted Carillion collapse

Former Tory chancellor George Osborne is being paid £13,000-a-day by US fund managers BlackRock:

BlackRock had shorted its investments in Carillion – which means it… 63 more words


Disgraced Carillion chief now director of firm in charge of inspections at Hinkley Point C nuclear power station

Carillion – the firm handed millions in contracts by the Tories – has just gone into liquidation leaving thousands of employees and small businesses facing bankruptcy and redundancy. 138 more words